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Current statistics

According to preliminary data, in 2022 there were 3,073 road traffic accidents involving personal injury. These include 196 fatalities and 3,794 injury casualties.

The Finnish Road Safety Council publishes monthly data collected by Statistics Finland on persons injured and killed in road accidents. The data are used to compile annual reviews of accidents by road-user type and age group. Statistics Finland’s preliminary data are based on road traffic accidents recorded by the police. Monthly data are produced with a one month lag.

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Road traffic fatalities

Preliminary data January – June

YearRoadtraffic fatalities
202369
202275

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Road traffic fatalities / Year

Year Road traffic fatalities
2022196 (Preliminary data)
2021225
2020223
2019211
2018239
2017238
2016258
2015270
2014229
2013258

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Seriously injured

Year Seriously injured Outside official statistics, only in treatment notification datasets Total
2021368439807
2020408507915
2019390504894
2018485471956
2017409420829
2016460432892
2015477399876
2014519434953

Road accident statistics are used in the national and international monitoring of road safety outcomes. The statistics are used, for example, as a basis for traffic safety measures and traffic planning, and in research serving the sector. The road traffic accident statistics contain information about road traffic accidents reported to the police in Finland, and data on fatalities and injuries.

Statistical reviews

The statistical reviews describe trends and typical features of accidents involving different types of road users and age groups.